Guide to Crime in the United States:
Uniform Crime Reports on CD-ROM
The data described in Crime in the U.S. has been collected from monthly law enforcement reports and individual crime incident records voluntarily submitted to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program. The primary objective of the UCR Program is to provide a reliable set of criminal justice statistics for law enforcement administration, operation, and management. These statistics make possible studies among regions, states, counties, cities, towns, and college and university campuses with similar populations and other common characteristics. Narrative comments are supported by detailed statistical tables and charts. Appendices follow include descriptions of methodology, offenses in UCR, area definitions, crime measures, and directories of state and national reporting programs.
Crime in the U.S. is available on the Internet, on CD-ROM (retrieve the disk from the Circulation Desk), or in paper format from 1930-present in the Document Collection at J 1.14/7:yr (most recent in Reference).
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